WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will open sales for the Theodore Roosevelt $1 Coin Cover on May 9, 2013, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The limited–edition coin cover includes two circulating quality coins honoring President Roosevelt from the first day of mintage at the United States Mint at Philadelphia (January 9, 2013) and United States Mint at Denver (February 5, 2013). The coins are mounted on a display card with a U.S. 46–cent “Patriotic Star” stamp.
The Theodore Roosevelt $1 Coin Cover is priced at $19.95. Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A $4.95 shipping and handling charge will be added to all domestic orders.
United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Covers are also available for purchase through the bureau’s Online Subscription Program. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self–sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on–sale date and time of May 9, 2013, at noon ET shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. For more information, please review the United States Mint’s Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.